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1944 Cyprus Grid coordinate data projection problem in MapInfo

I have coordinate data from the 1944 British Army General Staff, Geographical Section (GSGS) Cyprus map which was cast on the Cassini projection, but was referenced to the Clarke 1880 ellipsoid where ...
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MapBasic sentence to update column contained in an object table

I was looking for a MapBasic sentence to update a MapInfo table. I've got two tables and I want to update one of them (POINTS) with an attribute of another (REGIONS). I would like to update points ...
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Recommendations for creating contour map from depth points

I am trying to put together a safe routes map for a local lake. I have an old paper map that has a grid of various depths as points. I would like to draw contour lines through these points and create ...
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How to create a stable user Interface in Mapbasic?

I am trying to have a user enter values via an interface and continue to run the program but the following line (Select...) fail to work most of the time as part of the program (although it works fine ...
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MapInfo Tab Files - Which feature types are contained?

Without opening the TAB within a GIS package, is it possible to determine which feature class it contains? Could the TAB file be open in notepad and assessed for example?
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MapInfo incorrectly counting lines intersecting a buffer

I made a buffer for all objects on start and end nodes of polylines then disaggregated them. I then used update table to derive the number of lines intersecting: However this appears to be ...
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Different colours for touching lines on MapInfo?

I am creating maps for surveyors showing different sections of roads. The start and end points need to be clearly visible so I am using a Region IndValue thematic map. However, sometimes when an ...
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Symbology for Open Street Map [OSM] Data in MapInfo [tab] format

I have shapefiles for the different SOM layers which I have translated into TABs but I am now trying to symbolise them in a similar style to OSM online. Is there a way to easily apply the OSM ...
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Mapinfo Runtime is throwing error

when i am trying to call MapInfo from my PowerBuilder application, With map info pro(full) version "Open table" command is working fine but with mapinfo runtime(proviewer) "Open table" is crashing ...
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Accessibility to developer of “Alter” and similar constructs in MapInfo MapBasic

Parts of the MapInfo MapBasic API are accessed as follows: Alter ButtonPad "Main" Add ToolButton ID 101 Icon 8 Calling OnToolClicked HelpMsg ...
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Labeling in MapInfo using expressions

How do I do this? Columns - Sitecode Acres 271730-001 .75 271730-002 .50 I'm trying to label objects by multiplying the Acres column by "2.5". As an ...
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Easy way to get .gpx into mapInfo 12?

Is there an easy way to get .gpx files pulled from my Garmin GPS60 with MapSource into MapInfo 12? I know I can grab the data as .txt and fiddle with it in Excel first, just wondering if there is ...
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How do I snip/split polylines at chainages?

What is the best way to snip/split lines at chainages? E.g I have a csv with the uniq ID of the polyline item and a start and end chainage. I want to extract the lines between the chainages stated. ...
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Load LAS files in MapInfo

Is it possible to open LAS files within MapInfo? If so, how is accomplished in MapInfo 10.0?
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Updating a column with line direction in MapInfo

I was wondering if there is a way to update a column in MapInfo with the digitised line direction. I have two TAB files, one is complete lines and the other is sections of the same lines (both have a ...
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MapInfo Populating Dates in Table

I am opening an Excel spreadsheet in MapInfo. One column of the Excel spreadsheet holds a date per row. Some of the rows dont have an assigned date this is fine. When opening the table in MapInfo, ...
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50cm imagery - aerial or satellite?

The area of interest is 1450 km2. My options are: 50cm newly collected aerial natural color imagery for $28,300 OR 50cm recent archival satellite imagery (includes near IR band) for $20,600 The ...
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Apportioning Points at a street intersection (arcgis or mapinfo)

I can't seem to find any evidence of this question, but I'm surprised by that, so pardon if this has been asked. If one is mapping crime location reports, by XY coordinates to streets, to create ...
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Changing object/point to custom symbol based on a specific name in MapInfo, using MapBasic

First, I must clarify I am green when it comes to programming and Basic. I only started trying to use MapBasic and have reviewed a few sites and their reference guide to get an idea of what I can do ...
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find and Calculate centroid within polygon either in ArcMap or in MapInfo

How can i calculate single/multiple centroid(point) within polygon either in Arcmap or in MapInfo. Both object(point, polygon) are in defferent layer. Pls suggest..... Thanks
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MapXtreme Java Edition

I'm learning GIS in Java with MapXtreme Java Edition but I can't find MapXtreme Java Edition file setup for Window (trial). Can you share link download or software for me?
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Handler tool in MapBasic

Have any handler or procedure, that call automatic when the click or unclick menu item or button? Similiar SelChangedHandler.
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Equivalent functions in ArcMap compared to MapInfo: Objects > Combine

What is the equivalent of MapInfo's Objects > Combine in ArcMap? I have a polyline layer which is divided into 10m subsections, I want to combines these and find parts which are >50m combined. I have ...
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FME - How to write all attributes when multiple source files have the same name?

I am using FME to write all the MapInfo TAB files in a directory and it's subdirectories to a File Geodatabase. I'm using dynamic readers and dynamic writers as I don't know the geometry or schema of ...
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Extracting shape point coordinates from polylines in MapInfo

My question follows from Coordinate extraction in a different projection in MapInfo . I now have WGS84 begin and end coordinates for the polylines(which are in british grid coordinates) How do I now ...
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How to convert Raster to points in MapInfo?

I wanted to convert Raster data to point data in MapInfo.Does there any tool to convert? can anyone help me?
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Coordinate extraction in a different projection in MapInfo

I have a .TAB file of polyline objects in British Grid Coordinate. I need to extract the end points/nodes of each polyline and find their latitude/longitude (WGS84). Would really appreciate some ...
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MapInfo License Server - Can It Serve Multiple Versions of MapInfo

I have a MapInfo License Server Utility that serves 30+ MI v10.5 concurrent licenses across my organisation. v11.5 has now landed on my desk (with new serial numbers and access codes), so can I ...
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How to convert MapInfo TAB and/or MIF to SHP using free tools or ArcGIS for Desktop core product?

How do I convert MapInfo TAB and/or MIF files to SHP using only free tools or ArcGIS itself? I've not had much luck trying to do this in the past and I don't want to have to shell out for the ArcGIS ...
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Fixing Mapinfo export to Google Earth projection which is slightly off?

I have around 20 layers of data (points and polylines) in Mapinfo TAB files which I need to export to KML files, however the projection is slightly out. I have tried various different projection ...
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How to convert Mapinfo “.Map” file (without .TAB) into SHP?

I've got several MapInfo files but i don't have the .TAB. I only have: M044.DAT M044.ID M044.IND M044.MAP I need to convert these files to SHP. I tried to read those files with MapInfo ...
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Convert MapInfo raster file (.tab) to use it in QGIS and/or ArcGIS

I am trying to convert raster files from MapInfo (.ecw, .jpg, .TAB) in order to use them with QGIS or ArcGIS. I have access to all 3 softwares. I have tried Data interoperability tools in ArcGIS but ...
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What are some GIS outlets for my open source MapBasic utility module and library?

I'm actively developing a MapBasic module that provides additional MBX programming functionality by wrapping .NET 4.0 and Win32 API calls in easy to use MapBasic functions and subs. MB_Utils acts as ...
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How do I define a bounding box within a WFS-request?

I need to get some data from via a WFS connection but due to the sheer size of the data, it takes for ever to load into Qgis or MapInfo. MapInfo has a feature which allows you to restrict the wfs ...
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MapInfo 10.0 - saving a MapInfo browser to as a table

I geocoded a table in MapInfo 10.0. In the browser window, the lat and long are viewable, however the columns are not saved to the original table. The "Save Table" option is not available. Are ...
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Converting arcs to straight line segments?

I have a large number of geometries, currently stored in Oracle, some of which contain arc segments. I need to convert these geometries into LRS (Linear Referencing System) format so I would like to ...
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2 shape files plots together in a GIS, but not in R

I tried plotting these two files and a set of points (dropbox folder) in QGIS and MapInfo. They align pretty good (not perfect though). But in R, only the data from www.naturalearthdata.com can plot ...
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MapInfo “shape” file vs. naturalearthdata.com shape file

When i load this map shape file (exported from MapInfo as a shape file) shp.WashingtonLand<-readOGR("C:\\...\\Maps","WLmap2_polyline") R replies: OGR data source with driver: ESRI Shapefile ...
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MapInfo 12 problems with PostGIS database

I am simply trying to connect MapInfo 12 to my existing PostGIS database but after hours of trying various options I have hit a brick wall and need help. So far I have: 1) Downloaded and installed ...
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Select polylines that are having mutual points from another table with condition

I am struggling with this MapInfo SQL (or T-SQL) query too long so I need little help :) I have two tables: PIPES with polylines CHECK_NODES with points that represents starting and ending points ...
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plotting a map of north greenland in R

My knowledge in GIS and R is again tested when I want to map a small part of northern Greenland (called Washington Land) in R (and plot analysis data on top later). I've managed to plot it with ...
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Dialog Table Name Prompt Error In MapBasic_Mapbasic

I am trying to prompt the Table name from the opened tables and to use it in the rest of the program, but what i get is (Table (i) is not open) after clicking ok the Sub Procedure is below, please ...
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Run the Sub procedure by selecting an object from the map

In Mapbasic made custom menu selected item to run sub procedure, what i want to make the Sub procedure to be ready to run by selecting an object from the map and run again by selecting another ...
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Is there a Time Slider feature in MapInfo?

Is there an Time Slider Feature in MapInfo? The only conclusion I have found in my research is that you have to buy the MapInfo Profiler arm?
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Extracting all address locations from street centerline file

I have a project in which I want to "extract" all of the geocoded addresses from a street centerline file (with my defined offset and whatever other user defined input is needed). If it is helpful ...
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How to implement Previous extent in mapxtreme

I want to implement Zoom to previous and next extent on click of a button using Mapxtreme functionality in Asp.net Kindly give your inputs.
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Converting ArcGIS style (symbology) to font for MapInfo/OpenGeo?

This is related to Retain ESRI symbology in Mapinfo TAB As a workaround I am wondering if I can save all my ESRI symbology from the lyr files created using the script below to an ESRI style sheet and ...
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QGIS 2.2.0 Creating all extension of MapInfo from a ArcMap ShapeFile

I have a road centerline shapefile that I would like to create all files associated with a MapInfo file (.tab, .id, .map, .dat). I've looked through the plugins and don't see a tool that helps with ...
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FME - How to send list of files to reader

I have an Excel spreadsheet which contains the file paths of MapInfo files that I want to convert to a File Geodatabase using FME. Is it possible to send this spreadsheet to the MapInfo reader so ...
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Getting Started with MapBasic?

I am new to MapBasic. I googled for tutorials and found various PDFs but could not get started with the resources. I would be glad if anyone could provide some path for learning MapBasic.